Finance Manager – Recruitment Agency

Posted 2 years ago
£45,000 - £60,000 per month
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Finance Manager – Recruitment Agency
City of London
£45,000 to £60,000

We are looking for a Finance Manager to join a highly respected Recruitment Agency in London. Someone who is dynamic and keen to grow with our business, playing an important part in our expansion.

This is a brand new role to the company and you will be a stand alone Finance Manager building the Finance Department from scratch whilst you take over from the outsourcing Accounts.

This opportunity would suit someone who is ready to “roll up” their sleeves and if you have the experience of building a Finance department from scratch is highly preferred!

Key accountabilities:

  • Management of financial operations and bookkeeping including accounts payable, sales invoicing, VAT returns, monthly accounts preparation and reporting
  • Take responsibility for credit control function and invoice chasing through the accounts and customer service teams
  • Management of payroll, budgeting and forecasting, cashflow, and reviewing operating costs
  • Provide support to the Directors as required, requested and directed
  • Providing insights on the financial health of the organisation
  • Working with the Directors to produce forecasts and budgets to allow the ongoing expansion and financial success of the businesses
  • Ensuring the business meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues
  • Monitoring relationships with external contacts such as accountants, solicitors and HM Revenue & Customs

Key attributes:

  • Experience working as a Finance Manager role at a Recruitment Agency is a strong advantage
  • Experience using Xero and Evatime is also advantageous
  • Qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Great attention to detail, able to produce written and numerical reports
  • Strong IT skills with experience of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • High degree of flexibility and able to adapt quickly
  • A proactive and energetic personality able to operate at a senior level

Key benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and life insurance
  • Development plan for your career progression
  • 2 days off per year for a charity activity
  • Unlimited annual leave after completing 3 years at the company